IE5 upgrade

  mags100 17:45 19 Feb 2003

We have been told that IE5 (on Win98) is too old for ADSL connectivity, and need to update to 5.5 or later.
Problem being - can´t download upgrade as no connection !!!!!! Where can I find a seperate upgrade to download via friends machine without upgrading her PC as I think MS site uses wizard, and all supposed upgrades (of 400kb) are just a link to the whole product with a 3hour download time! ?

  ripvan 18:12 19 Feb 2003

there are plenty of copies of IE6 on pc advisor free cd that comes with the mag.The same for other mags.Any friends got one?

  mags100 18:35 19 Feb 2003

thanks, reading on these pages it seems that IE6 is not compatible with Win98se, has to be v5.05 but less than v6.

ps No free CDs here in Spain

  leo49 18:37 19 Feb 2003

IE6 is definitely compatible with 98se.

Mail me and I'll send you a disc.


  recap 18:39 19 Feb 2003

Another thing to take note of with IE6 is that it needs a system of 433 or higher to run.

  leo49 19:01 19 Feb 2003

Just checked and I've got 5.5,5.5sp2,IE6&IE6sp1. If you want I'll put them all on one disc and you can take your pick. Up to you.


  mags100 11:23 22 Feb 2003

well actually, in the end it seems that IE5 is OK after all with ADSL. Thanks for the offers.

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